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Los Angeles Union Station is the main railroad station in Los Angeles, California, and the largest railroad passenger terminal in the Western US. Union Station is a major transportation hub for Southern California, serving almost 110,000 passengers...more
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We had seen Michael Portillo visit Union Station in his Great American Railroad Journeys. It really is like stepping into the past. And unlike most train stations, its clean and bright. What a beautiful building.
I have not been here in a couple years but what a big difference. The main hall is clean and the food choices are many.
On going cleaning of the ceilings and facade has really brought out its intended beauty. Directions and trains are well...More
Union Station is worth a look if you're already going to be in DTLA. Take some pictures and move onto Olvera St. that is close by and it could be tied in with your downtown experience. There is a monument in the oldest part of...More
This historic station is beautifully restored and still a very busy train station to catch national, regional and local trains plus the transit bus. There are two entrances -- one is the historic entrance off Alameda and one is a modern, new entrance off Vignes...More
I'm in this beautifully tiled building many time a year in my travels. Just sitting out in the courtyard & enjoy the fountains & gardens while you wait for your connection. If you have a long wait - stroll over the the Public Works building...More
One of the last great railroad stations to be built in the US, this is certainly among the most beautiful. California tile throughout, original seats in main waiting area, extraordinary ceilings and floors -- and all of it very functional to the 21st century traveler...More
I'm a local in LA and this place is not the best. Workers don't know train schedules and are not helpful. You have to ask around to get correct information. Also at night it gets filled with shady characters and security is rather low. You...More
A great public building from the time when train travel was king. A beautiful building which maintains much of its bygone glory. Functions well as a modern transport center. For those traveling Amtrak in Business Class or a Sleeper, the Metropolitan Club is a comfortable...More
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Not sure about budget hotels downtown. Most likely the best pricing for hotels in LA are near LAX that aren’t grody. Hotels by Burbank airport might be more affordable. You might also check a Glendale or Studio City.